No doubt your days will be packed while you’re at the Orange County Convention Center, weaving through the crowds as you make your way to various sessions and presentations at ENDO 2017. Here are just a few highlights – among hundreds – that might appeal to you.
Saturday April 1
Presidential Plenary: The Influence of the Microbiome in Childhood, 8:00 – 9:30 AM, Valencia
Jeffrey Gordon, MD and Martin Blaser, MD, pioneers in the study of the effects of the microbiome on health and behavior will provide their expert perspectives on the gut microbiome and its impact on health and the development of major endocrine disorders, such as diabetes and obesity.
Big Data: New Resources for Endocrine Researchers 1:00 – 3:00 PM, W303
This special session focuses on how to access and analyze very large data sets and apply big data tools to your own research. A hands-on workshop will accompany this symposium.
Sunday April 2
ESAP Live: Part 2, 8:00 – 9:30 AM, W414C
Attend interactive case-based sessions and walk through brand new vignettes with the faculty of the latest editions of ESAPTM. Prepare for certification, re-certification, or just stay up-to-date on clinical endocrinology.
Knockout Rounds II, 2:15 – 3:15 PM, W206
Communicating the importance of endocrine research to funders and the public is an essential skill. Knockout Rounds provide trainees and early-career professionals with a novel presentation opportunity. With a single slide each, 15 presenters will describe the impact of their research on enhancing health outcomes. You will vote for your favorite along with an esteemed panel of judges.
Monday April 3
The Best of JCEM, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM, W206
The most highly rated peer-reviewed articles of 2016 which cover the progress of scientific discovery in endocrinology, will be highlighted and summarized for you by the JCEM associate editors.
Challenging Cases from Surgeons and Endocrinologists, 2:30 – 4:15 PM, W414A
Through a series of interesting and blinded cases covering endocrine-related disorders and their management, a combined panel of specialists from the Endocrine Society and American Association of Endocrine Surgeons will facilitate discussion of each case and work through the diagnosis and management of each issue.
Tuesday April 4
Growing up is Hard to Do: Transition of the Pediatric Patient to the Adult World, 8:00 – 9:30 AM, W311
When transitioning patients, it is important to provide uninterrupted medical care while also providing a roadmap for future health care. This symposium will highlight three unique populations in whom transition of care is especially important and provide an overview of the psychological aspects of transition.
Communications Boot Camp, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM, W208A
Attend to learn how to become more skilled at communicating your research in impactful ways to different audiences.
These sessions are just a tiny fraction of the dozens of options available to attendees that cover a vast range of topics in patient treatment outcomes, basic science, and clinical research.
Be sure to register today!